Taj Mahal

Eighth wonder of the world

The Taj Mahal is considered to be the most beautiful building in the entire world. As a matter of fact, some believe it to be the 8th wonder of the world. It's hard to believe this modern marvel was built over 300 years ago.

How it looked

Your probably asking yourself"what is it made of ? " Well it was made of quartz marble, and other beautiful jewels just like Jade. Also 20,000 workers made it. It was located next to the Yamuna River. To be specific it was located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was 73meters in height. Isn't that amazing!!

What it is like today

I know for sure if I were you I would most definatley be asking my self " What is it like today?" Well, here is the answer to that. The Taj Mahal has tourism now. About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal each year. The tour is located in India. I hope to visit the Taj Mahal one day.

Facts about this amazing structure

Here is a couple of facts about the Taj Mahal and Shah Jahan the man who ordered the men to make it.They started making the Taj Mahal in 1631 and finished in 1653. And did you know Shah Jahan had 13 kids. The made the Taj Mahal to please his wife.

I am pretty sure if you just had a test on the Taj Mahal you would get an 100 At. I hope you learned about the Taj Mahal and all of it's features. I also hope you hope you visit the Taj Mahal one day too just like me.